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National Hockey League - 1972 Round 1 Draft History


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 1 1 New York Islanders Billy Harris R Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 1 2 Atlanta Flames Jacques Richard C Quebec Remparts QMJHL
A 1 3 Vancouver Canucks Don Lever L Niagara Falls Flyers OHA
A 1 4 Montreal Canadiens Steve Shutt L Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 1 5 Buffalo Sabres Jim Schoenfeld D Niagara Falls Flyers OHA
A 1 6 Montreal Canadiens Michel Larocque G Ottawa 67's OHA
A 1 7 Philadelphia Flyers Bill Barber L Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 1 8 Montreal Canadiens Dave Gardner C Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 1 9 St. Louis Blues Wayne Merrick C Ottawa 67's OHA
A 1 10 New York Rangers Al Blanchard R Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 1 11 Toronto Maple Leafs George Ferguson C Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 1 12 Minnesota North Stars Jerry Byers L Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 1 13 Chicago Black Hawks Phil Russell D Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 1 14 Montreal Canadiens John Van Boxmeer D Guelph C.M.C.'s SOJHL
A 1 15 New York Rangers Bob MacMillan C St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA
A 1 16 Boston Bruins Mike Bloom L St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA

1972 Round 2 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 2 17 New York Islanders Lorne Henning C New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 2 18 Atlanta Flames Dwight Bialowas D Regina Pats WCHL
A 2 19 Vancouver Canucks Bryan McSheffrey R Ottawa 67's OHA
A 2 20 Los Angeles Kings Don Kozak R Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 2 21 New York Rangers Larry Sacharuk D Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 2 22 California Golden Seals Tom Cassidy C Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 2 23 Philadelphia Flyers Tom Bladon D Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 2 24 Pittsburgh Penguins Jack Lynch D Oshawa Generals OHA
A 2 25 Buffalo Sabres Larry Carriere D Loyola University CIAU
A 2 26 Detroit Red Wings Pierre Guite L St. Catharines unattached
A 2 27 Toronto Maple Leafs Randy Osburn L London Knights OHA
A 2 28 California Golden Seals Stan Weir C Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 2 29 Chicago Black Hawks Brian Ogilvie C Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 2 30 Pittsburgh Penguins Bernie Lukowich R New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 2 31 New York Rangers Rene Villemure L Shawinigan Bruins QMJHL
A 2 32 Boston Bruins Wayne Elder D London Knights OHA

1972 Round 3 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 3 33 New York Islanders Bob Nystrom R Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 3 34 Atlanta Flames Jean Lemieux D Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 3 35 Vancouver Canucks Paul Raymer L Peterborough Petes OHA
A 3 36 Los Angeles Kings Dave Hutchison D London Knights OHA
A 3 37 Buffalo Sabres Jim McMasters D Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 3 38 California Golden Seals Paul Shakes D St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA
A 3 39 Philadelphia Flyers Jimmy Watson D Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 3 40 Pittsburgh Penguins Denis Herron G Trois Rivieres Ducs QMJHL
A 3 41 St. Louis Blues Jean Hamel D Drummondville Rangers QMJHL
A 3 42 Detroit Red Wings Bob Krieger R U. of Denver NCAA
A 3 43 Toronto Maple Leafs Denis Deslauriers D Shawinigan Bruins QMJHL
A 3 44 Minnesota North Stars Terry Ryan C Hamilton Red Wings OHA
A 3 45 Chicago Black Hawks Mike Veisor G Peterborough Petes OHA
A 3 46 Montreal Canadiens Ed Gilbert C Hamilton Red Wings OHA
A 3 47 New York Rangers Gerry Teeple C Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 3 48 Boston Bruins Michel Boudreau C Laval National QMJHL

1972 Round 4 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 4 49 New York Islanders Ron Smith D Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 4 50 Atlanta Flames Don Martineau R New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 4 51 Vancouver Canucks Ron Homenuke R Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 4 52 Los Angeles Kings John Dobie D Regina Pats WCHL
A 4 53 Buffalo Sabres Rychard Campeau D Sorel Black Hawks QMJHL
A 4 54 California Golden Seals Claude St. Sauveur C Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL
A 4 55 Philadelphia Flyers Al MacAdam R Charlottetown Islanders
A 4 56 Pittsburgh Penguins Ron Lalonde C Peterborough Petes OHA
A 4 57 St. Louis Blues Murray Myers R Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 4 58 Detroit Red Wings Danny Gruen L Thunder Bay Vulcans
A 4 59 Toronto Maple Leafs Brian Bowles D Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 4 60 Minnesota North Stars Tom Thomson D Toronto Marlboros OHA
A 4 61 Chicago Black Hawks Tom Peluso R U. of Denver NCAA
A 4 62 Montreal Canadiens Dave Elenbaas G Cornell University NCAA
A 4 63 New York Rangers Doug Horbul L Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 4 64 Boston Bruins Les Jackson L New Westminster Bruins WCHL

1972 Round 5 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 5 65 New York Islanders Richard Grenier C Verdun Maple Leafs QMJHL
A 5 66 Montreal Canadiens Bill Nyrop D Notre Dame NCAA
A 5 67 Vancouver Canucks Larry Bolonchuk D Winnipeg Jets WCHL
A 5 68 Los Angeles Kings Bernie Germain G Regina Pats WCHL
A 5 69 Buffalo Sabres Gilles Gratton G Oshawa Generals OHA
A 5 70 California Golden Seals Tim Jacobs D St. Catharines Black Hawks OHA
A 5 71 Philadelphia Flyers Daryl Fedorak G Victoria Cougars WCHL
A 5 72 Pittsburgh Penguins Brian Walker C Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 5 73 St. Louis Blues Dave Johnson L Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 5 74 Detroit Red Wings Dennis Johnson L U. of North Dakota NCAA
A 5 75 Toronto Maple Leafs Michel Plante L Drummondville Rangers QMJHL
A 5 76 Minnesota North Stars Chris Ahrens D Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 5 77 Chicago Black Hawks Rejean Giroux R Quebec Remparts QMJHL
A 5 78 Atlanta Flames John Martin C Shawinigan Bruins QMJHL
A 5 79 New York Rangers Marty Gateman D Hamilton Red Wings OHA
A 5 80 Boston Bruins Brian Coates L Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL

1972 Round 6 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 6 81 New York Islanders Derek Black L Calgary Centennials WCHL
A 6 82 Atlanta Flames Frank Blum G Sarnia Jrs.
A 6 83 Vancouver Canucks Dave McLelland G Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL
A 6 84 Los Angeles Kings Mike Usitalo L Michigan Tech NCAA
A 6 85 Buffalo Sabres Peter McNab C U. of Denver NCAA
A 6 86 California Golden Seals Jacques Lefebvre G Shawinigan Bruins QMJHL
A 6 87 Philadelphia Flyers Dave Hasting G Charlottetown Islanders
A 6 88 Pittsburgh Penguins Jeff Ablett L Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 6 89 St. Louis Blues Tom Simpson R Oshawa Generals OHA
A 6 90 Detroit Red Wings Bill Miller D Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 6 91 Toronto Maple Leafs Dave Shardlow L Flin Flon Bombers WCHL
A 6 92 Minnesota North Stars Steve West C Oshawa Generals OHA
A 6 93 Chicago Black Hawks Rob Palmer C U. of Denver NCAA
A 6 94 Montreal Canadiens D'Arcy Ryan L Yale University NCAA
A 6 95 New York Rangers Ken Ireland C New Westminster Bruins WCHL
A 6 96 Boston Bruins Peter Gaw R Ottawa 67's OHA

1972 Round 7 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 7 97 New York Islanders Richard Brodeur G Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 7 98 Atlanta Flames Scott Smith L Regina Pats WCHL
A 7 99 Vancouver Canucks Dan Gloor C Peterborough Petes OHA
A 7 100 Los Angeles Kings Glen Toner L Regina Pats WCHL
A 7 101 New York Islanders Don McLaughlin L Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL
A 7 102 California Golden Seals Mike Amodeo D Oshawa Generals OHA
A 7 103 Philadelphia Flyers Serge Beaudoin D Trois Rivieres Ducs QMJHL
A 7 104 Pittsburgh Penguins D'Arcy Keating R Notre Dame NCAA
A 7 105 St. Louis Blues Brian Coughlin D Verdun Maple Leafs QMJHL
A 7 106 Detroit Red Wings Glen Seperich G Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 7 107 Toronto Maple Leafs Monte Miron D Clarkson University NCAA
A 7 108 Minnesota North Stars Chris Meloff D Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 7 109 Chicago Black Hawks Terry Smith R Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 7 110 Montreal Canadiens Yves Archambault G Sorel Black Hawks QMJHL
A 7 111 New York Rangers Jeff Hunt L Winnipeg Jets WCHL
A 7 112 Boston Bruins Gordie Clark R U. of New Hampshire NCAA

1972 Round 8 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 8 113 New York Islanders Derek Kuntz L Medicine Hat Tigers WCHL
A 8 114 Atlanta Flames Dave Murphy C Hamilton Red Wings OHA
A 8 115 Vancouver Canucks Dennis McCord D London Knights OHA
A 8 116 Minnesota North Stars Scott MacPhail R Montreal Junior Canadiens OHA
A 8 117 New York Islanders Rene Levasseur D Shawinigan Bruins QMJHL
A 8 118 California Golden Seals Brent Meeke D Niagara Falls Flyers OHA
A 8 119 Philadelphia Flyers Pat Russell R Vancouver Nats WCHL
A 8 120 Pittsburgh Penguins Yves Bergeron R Shawinigan Bruins QMJHL
A 8 121 St. Louis Blues Gary Winchester C U. of Wisconsin NCAA
A 8 122 Detroit Red Wings Mike Ford D Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL
A 8 123 Toronto Maple Leafs Peter Williams D U. of Prince Edward Island CIAU
A 8 124 Minnesota North Stars Bob Lundeen R U. of Wisconsin NCAA
A 8 125 Chicago Black Hawks Billy Reay R U. of Wisconsin NCAA
A 8 126 Montreal Canadiens Graham Parsons G Red Deer Rustlers AJHL
A 8 127 New York Rangers Yvon Blais L Cornwall Royals QMJHL
A 8 128 Boston Bruins Roy Carmichael D New Westminster Bruins WCHL

1972 Round 9 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 9 129 New York Islanders Yvon Rolando R Drummondville Rangers QMJHL
A 9 130 Atlanta Flames Pierre Roy D Quebec Remparts QMJHL
A 9 131 Vancouver Canucks Steve Stone R Niagara Falls Flyers OHA
A 9 132 Atlanta Flames Jean Lamarre R Quebec Remparts QMJHL
A 9 133 New York Islanders Bill Ennos R Vancouver Nats WCHL
A 9 134 California Golden Seals Denis Meloche C Drummondville Rangers QMJHL
A 9 135 Philadelphia Flyers Ray Boutin G Sorel Black Hawks QMJHL
A 9 136 Pittsburgh Penguins Jay Babcock L London Knights OHA
A 9 137 New York Rangers Pierre Archambault D St-Jerome Alouettes QMJHL
A 9 138 Detroit Red Wings George Kuzmicz D Cornell University NCAA
A 9 139 Toronto Maple Leafs Pat Boutette C/R U. of Minnesota-Duluth NCAA
A 9 140 Minnesota North Stars Glen Mikkelson R Brandon Wheat Kings WCHL
A 9 141 Chicago Black Hawks Gary Donaldson R Victoria Cougars WCHL
A 9 142 Montreal Canadiens Eddie Bumbacco L Notre Dame NCAA
A 9 143 Toronto Maple Leafs Garry Schofield D Clarkson University NCAA

1972 Round 10 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 10 144 New York Islanders Garry Howatt L Flin Flon Bombers WCHL
A 10 145 Minnesota North Stars Steve Lyon D/R Peterborough Petes OHA
A 10 146 New York Islanders Rene Lambert R St-Jerome Alouettes QMJHL
A 10 147 Minnesota North Stars Juri Kudrasovs C Kitchener Rangers OHA
A 10 148 Minnesota North Stars Marcel Comeau C Edmonton Oil Kings WCHL
A 10 149 Pittsburgh Penguins Don Atchison G Saskatoon Blades WCHL
A 10 150 Detroit Red Wings Dave Arundel D U. of Wisconsin NCAA
A 10 151 Montreal Canadiens Fred Riggall R Dartmouth College NCAA

1972 Round 11 Draft Results


Type Rnd Pick Team Name Pos From League
A 11 152 Montreal Canadiens Ron LeBlanc R U. of Moncton CIAU

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